The Ins And Outs of Car Insurance.


A car is not a really much of an asset. But in a zip code, car and mobile brand obsessed world , its simpler to sometimes to just have the right accessories and get on with making money, rather than waste time explaining your ideas on liabilities. Read more of this post

Planning For The Best Medical Attention

wealthymattersHumans have not yet found the way to ensure immortality, but the advancements of modern medicine are such that , much of our life expectancy , and the quality of curative and palliative care we receive ,and ultimately our quality of life depends on what medical care we can afford and negotiate to receive.

Here’s how I’d recommend you go about putting in place the system to ensure that you get the best medical care of your choice. So that you are not constrained for lack of money or forced by insurers to pursue treatments that insurers rather than you would prefer.

First take an inventory of your own body, medical history, personal habits, lifestyle and environment to check if you are predisposing yourself to certain diseases. Then take an inventory of the diseases that other members of your family are having to live with or that they have finally succumbed to. These and related diseases are those you yourself are most likely to have to deal with. Read more of this post

Buying Life Insurance – A Balancing Act

wealthymattersThe conventional financial wisdom is that people best serve themselves by purchasing an online term insurance plan and investing the rest of the premium in diversified equity mutual funds. I have a slightly different take on the matter. Let me explain. Many readers have remarked on the difference between my stand and that of other experts.

If you are young, just started working, have little savings, come from a family with little savings, are the sole or main bread-winner of the family and have many dependents, an inexpensive term insurance plan is your best bet. Even as you work towards building wealth, you don’t put your loved ones at the risk of destitution, should something happen to you.

Also if you are older but have to provide for home and children and perhaps have mortgage and car loans etc. outstanding, you’d do well to increase insurance cover via a term plan for the duration of these loans to ensure that in your absence unpaid loans don’t add to your family’s miseries. Read more of this post

The #IncomeKaTopUp Plan

Exide Life Insurance has come out with a pretty decent new plan they call the Exide Life Income Advantage Plan : Link.And I find quite a few things about it that I like. Read more of this post

Heads-Up ! Company FD Investors

wealthymattersMoneylife Foundation is looking at the feasibility of filing a class action for non-payment of fixed deposits. A dispute before the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) requires the dispute value to be above Rs one crore. For starters, we are collecting data for SIX companies—Helios & Matheson, Elder Pharmaceuticals, Jaiprakash Associates, Unitech, Plethico Pharmaceuticals and Bilcare.

If your issue remains unresolved, please submit the details of your deposit through this survey form— Link

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs responded to Moneylife Foundation’s earlier survey and memorandum of 1,500 plus complaints by asking the SFIO to examine non-payment of FDs by Helios & Matheson. In case of Jaiprakash Associates, Unitech and Plethico, the MCA has asked ROC to examine findings from the Moneylife Foundation

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